The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 562 626 604
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -22
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 28 39 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.079% 0.090% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.35% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 46
Median salary £22,500 £22,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -55.88%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £43,000 £51,750
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -16.90%
MCSD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8663 11184 11686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.30% 25.86% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7008 9066 9543
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCSD
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSD across the London region.

MCSD Salary Trend in London

MCSD
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the London region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

MCSD Salary Histogram in London

MCSD
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the London region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +26 3 £77,500 +31.35% 1
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing MCSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (82.14%) Degree
3 43 (76.79%) .NET
4 40 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (69.64%) C#
6 35 (62.50%) ASP.NET
6 35 (62.50%) MVC
6 35 (62.50%) Scrum
6 35 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (60.71%) MCAD
8 33 (58.93%) MCTS
9 32 (57.14%) TDD
10 31 (55.36%) .NET Framework
11 30 (53.57%) MCP
12 29 (51.79%) NUnit
12 29 (51.79%) NHibernate
12 29 (51.79%) Moq
12 29 (51.79%) BDD
12 29 (51.79%) Web Application Development
13 28 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
13 28 (50.00%) LINQ
13 28 (50.00%) Kanban
14 27 (48.21%) Games
14 27 (48.21%) SQL Server 2014
14 27 (48.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
16 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (17.86%) MS Excel

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) CMS
2 3 (5.36%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) Kentico
4 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) ReMetrica
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (16.07%) Office 365
3 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.36%) SaaS
4 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.79%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.79%) G Suite
5 1 (1.79%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (1.79%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) SoftLayer
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Firewall
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) IPsec
2 1 (1.79%) LAN
2 1 (1.79%) MQTT
2 1 (1.79%) SSL
2 1 (1.79%) WAN
2 1 (1.79%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 27 (48.21%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.79%) Big Data
6 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.79%) MySQL
6 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.79%) Redis
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (51.79%) Moq
1 29 (51.79%) NUnit
2 28 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.36%) JIRA
4 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.57%) Selenium
5 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 27 (48.21%) Games
2 5 (8.93%) Law
3 2 (3.57%) Back Office
3 2 (3.57%) Billing
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (64.29%) Developer
2 31 (55.36%) .NET Developer
3 27 (48.21%) Games Developer
3 27 (48.21%) Graduate
3 27 (48.21%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 27 (48.21%) Graduate Developer
3 27 (48.21%) Graduate Games Developer
3 27 (48.21%) Junior
3 27 (48.21%) Junior .NET Developer
3 27 (48.21%) Junior Developer
3 27 (48.21%) Junior Games Developer
4 10 (17.86%) Architect
5 8 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 7 (12.50%) Consultant
7 6 (10.71%) Azure Consultant
8 5 (8.93%) Software Developer
9 4 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
9 4 (7.14%) IT Consultant
9 4 (7.14%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (76.79%) .NET
2 35 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 35 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 31 (55.36%) .NET Framework
4 29 (51.79%) NHibernate
5 28 (50.00%) LINQ
6 27 (48.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 6 (10.71%) WCF
7 6 (10.71%) Web Services
8 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (8.93%) REST
9 4 (7.14%) CSS
9 4 (7.14%) HTML
10 3 (5.36%) Entity Framework
10 3 (5.36%) HTML5
10 3 (5.36%) SOAP
10 3 (5.36%) XML
11 2 (3.57%) CSS3
11 2 (3.57%) jQuery
11 2 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 4 (7.14%) Physics
3 3 (5.36%) Reinsurance
4 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Blog
5 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.79%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.57%) Android
3 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (62.50%) MVC
2 35 (62.50%) Scrum
3 32 (57.14%) TDD
4 29 (51.79%) BDD
4 29 (51.79%) Web Application Development
5 28 (50.00%) Kanban
6 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (17.86%) Presales
8 8 (14.29%) Project Management
9 7 (12.50%) OO
10 6 (10.71%) ITIL
10 6 (10.71%) OOD
11 4 (7.14%) Automated Testing
11 4 (7.14%) CRM
11 4 (7.14%) Migration
11 4 (7.14%) RUP
11 4 (7.14%) SOA
11 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (69.64%) C#
2 10 (17.86%) SQL
3 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) Scala
6 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.79%) C
7 1 (1.79%) C++
7 1 (1.79%) Go
7 1 (1.79%) Java
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (82.14%) Degree
3 34 (60.71%) MCAD
4 33 (58.93%) MCTS
5 30 (53.57%) MCP
6 4 (7.14%) MCITP
6 4 (7.14%) MCPD
6 4 (7.14%) MCSA
7 2 (3.57%) AWS Certification
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.79%) CISA
8 1 (1.79%) CISM
8 1 (1.79%) CISSP
8 1 (1.79%) MCSE
8 1 (1.79%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.79%) Nagios
2 1 (1.79%) Packer
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) VMware
3 3 (5.36%) Actian
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Google
4 2 (3.57%) Hitachi
4 2 (3.57%) Infragistics
4 2 (3.57%) Telerik
5 1 (1.79%) Apigee
5 1 (1.79%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.79%) Mashery
5 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
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Salary: £37794.00 - £47278.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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